Archive for 2015

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of August 10th, 2015

    - by Transplace

    Summer is winding down and it’s almost back to school time – and this week’s TIP List has us studying a variety of interesting subjects, from legislation and infrastructure to upcoming trends in technology. Keep reading to review these timely industry topics that you don’t want to fall behind on!

  • Business - Transportation
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Q2 Logistics Review

    - by Transplace

    In the second quarter of 2015 there were some interesting activities across different economic sectors worth highlighting. In last quarter’s recap blog, I shared thoughts on capacity and fuel prices. Topics highlighted below are based on economic data driving freight demand, as well as legislative and regulatory issues affecting freight transportation. Finally, see what I’m anticipating for Q3. Now, let’s get on to recapping this quarter.

  • Miscellaneous
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    5 Most Important Leadership Responsibilities

    - by Transplace

    At this year’s Shipper Symposium, leadership principles and best practices were shared with attendees including relevant guidance for helping enhance management expertise professionally and personally. Leadership is what makes a company great over the long term. Effective business leaders influence and inspire to create a successful business culture that allows team members to think innovatively and become peak performers.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    BIG NEWS: We’re Introducing our New Weekly Transportation TIP List!

    - by Transplace

    Do you want to be in the know on the latest transportation industry insights and important logistics topics? Then you’ve definitely come to the right place! For those who are already familiar with our monthly TIP List, you know it’s a handy list of articles showcasing current hot topics in transportation. Due to popular demand, we’ll now be updating you on a weekly basis!

    This week’s TIP List includes a number of news items concerning recent legislative and economic developments that are affecting the North American transportation community. We hope you find value in this weekly blog post. You can catch what’s trending this week below and read the full article by clicking on any of the links.

  • Supply Chain Consulting
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    A Holistic Roadmap for Uncovering Your Transportation Network Savings

    - by Transplace

    Shippers are continuously looking for ways to reduce their transportation costs. Yet, transportation doesn’t lack when it comes to complexity with its many moving parts. Add in the need for smart resources, strong industry experience and quality skills needed to ensure that transportation networks are optimized, and inefficiencies can easily creep in. By looking holistically at a transportation network across an enterprise, shippers may find that unexplored areas can bring about unexpected savings. Likewise, inefficiencies through common practices may also be brought to light and therefore given the opportunity to be corrected and improved.

  • Supply Chain Consulting
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Think Holistically About Your Transportation Network

    - by Transplace

    If you’re looking to the future and strategizing on how to run a more efficient, cost-effective transportation network, the key is to think holistically. Keeping these six steps in mind will help. 

  • Business - Transportation
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Top Issues Facing Carriers Today

    - by Transplace

    It’s certainly no secret that there have been a number of regulatory concerns in the trucking industry over the last 5-10 years. This regulatory activity, including HOS adjustments and the electronic log mandate, has very altruistic intentions regarding safety and environmental improvements. However, it has also had a direct impact on the costs and productivity of motor carriers which has translated into a tightening of available capacity for shippers.

  • Transportation Management
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List – June 2015

    - by Transplace

    After celebrating America’s birthday last weekend, it’s only fitting that many of the stories making our TIP list this month have to do with upcoming legislation, growth and progress in North America. From laws focusing on improving infrastructure to an update on the expanding Panama Canal and the growing use of technology all on the horizon—these advances in the transportation and logistics industry will have a definite long-term impact on the USA.

  • Transportation Management
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    We’re Celebrating 15 Years!

    - by Transplace

    This week ushers in the start to the second half of the year, and also marks an important milestone for our company that we’re very proud of reaching: our 15th year anniversary. Over the last 15 years, we’ve seen the transportation industry change and evolve.

    We base our success on being a passionate and values-driven organization that’s determined to deliver both rapid return on investment and consistent value to our customer base. We take this opportunity to thank our customers and our talented employees for letting us grow and thrive over the last 15 years. We look forward to what the next 15 will bring!

  • Shipper Symposium
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Congratulations to Our 2015 Carrier of the Year Award Winners!

    - by Transplace

    Last month at our Shipper Symposium, we took some time to recognize a few of the transportation service providers that are the best of the best with our Carrier of the Year Awards. We’re always excited to be able to present these awards, as they recognize those providers with strong, collaborative relationships, consistent high performance and truly exemplary on-time service.

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